Fatal crash in Ohingaiti, Rangitikei District
"Fatal crash in Ohingaiti, Rangitikei District"
has died at a crash in Ohingaiti, Rangitikei District this
Emergency services were called to the crash on
SH1, involving a motorcycle and two other vehicles, at
The motorcyclist has died at the scene
while three people, who were travelling in the cars, have
received moderated to serious injuries and have been taken
to hospital in Whanganui and Palmerston North.
re-opened following the crash however there are
Inquiries by the Police Serious Crash Unit are
ongoing to understand the circumstances surrounding the
To assist with the investigation Police ask for any
witnesses to the crash to contact Whanganui Police on (06)
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